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NHS drivers, duty of care

Understanding duty of care for NHS drivers

Neil Everatt, CEO at Selenity, discusses the need to understand duty of care for NHS drivers.
breakthroughs in materials science

Breakthroughs in materials science are driving turbo-engine efficiency

A series of breakthroughs in materials science are helping to drive efficiency in aerospace manufacturing, by improving material properties and reducing aircraft production times, whilst maintaining a low overall weight.
Electric vehicles (EVs)

Electric vehicles (EVs) set to dominate market

Electric vehicles (EVs) are on track to dominate global sales of passenger cars and buses by 2040, and to encroach significantly on the market for vans and short-distance trucking, according to BloombergNEF (BNEF).
zero-emission transport innovations

Government awards £25 million to zero-emission transport innovations

Projects across the country are set to benefit from £25 million government investment to develop ground-breaking zero-emission transport innovations.
old drivers

Should older drivers be banned from the roads?

A CarTakeBack.com and YouGov survey has revealed that 49% of Brits want older drivers banned from the roads completely.
wheelchair users

New travel experiment reveals dire commutes for wheelchair users

The ‘Going the Extra Mile’ experiment enlisted the help of five wheelchair users who tested five popular commuter journeys in London in an effort to raise awareness of accessibility issues on public transport.
Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ)

Introducing Londons Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ)

Here, alongside Lookers Ford, we look at what Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) is and what it means to motorists in central London.
smart city traffic solutions

More than half of Brits willing to fund smart city traffic solutions

New research has found an increasing appetite for smart city traffic solutions that aim to tackle urbanisation problems, such as congestion and security issues.
Aviation in Europe

A focus on European Commission policy: Aviation in Europe

Violeta Bulc is European Commissioner for Transport and this article focuses on an aspect of her role that concerns aviation in Europe, as Jonathan Miles, Editor of Open Access Government discovers.
Open Access Government 22 - April edition

Open Access Government April 2019

Open Access Government April 2019 showcases a wide array of insightful opinion articles on government policy issues across the globe, including health and social care, research and innovation, environment, agriculture, energy, transport, industry, ICT, blockchain innovation, government, legal affairs and HR & training.
EU completes preperations, no deal preperations, european commission advice

Brexit: EU completes preparations for possible “no-deal”

As it is increasingly likely that the United Kingdom will leave the European Union without a deal on 12 April, the European Commission has today completed its “no-deal” preparations.
improve transport performance

How ticketing innovation can delight customers and improve transport performance

Simon Pont, CEO at ECR Retail Systems explains how ticketing innovation can delight customers and improve transport performance.
hate crime awareness, uk public transport

Hate crime awareness on UK public transport

There has recently been a bit of negative press surrounding hate crime awareness within the UK transport network, with the number of reported hate crimes increasing.
aircraft, aircraft transportation

Aircraft transportation today and in the decade to come

Franck Plouraboué, Senior Scientist CNRS, Fluid Mechanics Institute of Toulouse, discusses how making improvements on aircraft propulsion can solve major issues and make significant advances in the future.
parking technology

Staying street smart: Parking technology in UK cities

Paul Moorby, CEO Chipside, discusses how parking technology will help streamline transport digitisation in the next steps towards smart city adoption.
disabled access, UK railways

Disabled access: What can be done to power UK railways forward?

Hilary Stephenson, Managing Director of Sigma explains what can be done to power UK railways forward when it comes to the issue of disabled access.
age cap on driving

UK motorists believe there should be an age cap on driving

A new survey has revealed that more than 40% of UK drivers support an age cap on driving, with 83% believing there should be annual safety checks for older drivers.
hydrogen trains

Hydrogen trains needed to eliminate harmful emissions

Institution calls for urgent action to introduce hydrogen trains in areas outside the electrified rail network in order to eliminate harmful emissions.
low emission buses

£48 million funding provided to bring commuters low emission buses

Commuters will benefit from greener journeys thanks to 263 new low emission buses, Minister Nusrat Ghani has announced.
advanced trials, self-driving vehicles

Government supports advanced trials for self-driving vehicles

The government has announced that a process is being developed to support the advanced trials of self-driving vehicles.

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